Total tour distance: 375 miles
Daily tour distance: 55 miles
Difficulty: 70 / 100
Two wheels, four mountains, eight days. A million memories. Crafted for solid cyclists, our bicycle tour of four volcanoes is not for the faint of heart, but it's infinitely rewarding. You'll immerse yourself in the ultimate Cascade Mountain bicycle experience, riding through vast reaches of dense forests, along sparkling rivers, past snow-crowned summits, wildflower-strewn meadows and volcanic moonscapes - some of the Pacific Northwest's most dramatic terrain.
Meet in Seattle. Ride from the tiny alpine portal of Cle Elum into the Cascade Mountain foothills.
Follow scenic back roads over Snoqualmie Pass along the glittering Yakima River.
Ride over Chinook Pass to Whistlin’ Jack Lodge.
Ride Mt. Rainier – from the Grove of the Patriarchs to dramatic Paradise Lodge, which has hosted the likes of skater Sonja Henie and President Harry Truman.
Hike the soaring Skyline Trail. Bike to the mineral springs at Longmire.
Ride south, skirting the flanks of both Mt. Adams and Mt. St. Helens.
Ride Mt. Hood to Timberline Lodge.
Ride down Mt. Hood to a gourmet picnic among the red cedars of Meinig Park before heading to Portland.